Heavy Rain and Mountain Snow This Week Northwest To Rockies; Heavy Rain May Bring Flooding to Portions of the East Late Week
At least two storm systems will batter the Pacific Northwest into the northern Rockies this week with heavy rain and mountain snow. The first system may bring as much as two feet of snow to the northern Cascades through Wednesday. This first system will then move over the central US by late week and bring heavy to excessive rain to portions of the south and east Thursday into this weekend.
|NWS Forecast for: S of Ocracoke Inlet NC to Cape Lookout NC out to 20 nm (AMZ156)|
Issued by: National Weather Service Morehead City, NC
Last Update: 935 AM EST Tue Dec 11 2018
Rest Of Today: N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy late. A slight chance of rain late this morning.
Tonight: NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
Wed: NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon.
Wed Night: N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
Thu: NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat.
Thu Night: E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after midnight.
Fri: S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A chance of showers, then showers likely.
Sat: W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. Showers likely.
|Zone Forecast: S of Ocracoke Inlet NC to Cape Lookout NC out to 20 nm (AMZ156)|
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